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Ali Riza Seyfioglu

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Full Name: Ali Riza Seyfi
Occupation: Novelist, Historian, Poet,


Ali Riza Seyfi (1879-1958) was a Turkish novelist, historian and poet.

He was born in Istanbul. His real surname was Seyfioglu but he often wrote under the pen name of Ali Riza. He was the brother of Süleyman Nutki, a naval history writer. He attended the Kasimpasa Naval Elementary School and served at various posts in Basra, with the fleet in the Dardanelles, at the Naval Science Commission and at Tripoli as a naval officer after 1892. He started to work at the General Staff, Naval Department Translation Office with his teacher and the famous Turkist Miralay Saffet Bey in 1906.

He started to work on his naval history research in 1909 when he retired with the rank of lieutenant. After the invasion of Istanbul, he moved to Ankara with his family and worked as an English translator at the Press Department. He became head of the branch office of the Shipping Chamber of Commerce in Istanbul to where he returned in 1926. His articles and poems were published in newspapers and reviews such as Sehbâl, Tasvir-i Efkar, Donanma, Sabah, etc.

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